After a request from Instructables user regarding availability of 12h format, i took advantage to make substancial changes to the original project.
During using of the version 1 i felt the need to make a stand-alone version, so I made it possible to modify all the parameters directly from the clock, without using the PC.
For anyone hasn’t read my previous instructables, it’s a common 7 segment led clock with some extra features:
7 different minute change transitions
3 pre-setted colors for time slots
ambient light intensity auto dim
auto shutdown/start when there is no need to show time
auto daylight saving time adjustment
Version 2 allow you also to:
change time format 12/24h
easily modifiable parameters
The parameters that can be modified directly from the clock are:
wake up/shutdown time
colors for time slots
time format 12/24h
These data are now stored inside Arduino eeprom together with the chosen transition mode. I’ve also prepared a quickstart guide in the next step.
The frame is 3D printed, powered by an Arduino Nano, DS3231 and WS2812 leds.
2 x momentary pushbutton
n°30 WS2812 leds (model 30 leds/meter)
thin cables for leds connections
resistors 10K, 550